Soccer Is Not Manly. What!?

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“Listen folks, if you want your son to grow up to be a man, don’t have him run around on a field kicking a ball, get him wrestling.” –Ben Askren

The ‘F’-Word: Once Heard, Cannot Be Unheard

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I feel I speak on behalf of every single person that has dealt with these issues that it shouldn’t GET better, it should BE better from day one.

Is It Okay to Not Be Okay?

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Kevin Keen’s friend has voluntarily committed herself to a mental institution for severe depression and self-harm and wonders what it means to be normal.

Skinny Dudes and Big Boys: Stigmatizing Men’s Bodies

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Dillan DiGiovanni explores the impact of stigmatizing mens’ bodies.

5 Things People With Depression Can do to Stop Being Stigmatised

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In today’s mental health climate, there is arguably no hotter topic than stigma.

Coming Out Is More than Saying ‘I’m Gay’

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Dillan DiGiovanni reminds us that coming out is a lot more complicated than saying a few words about yourself.

To Recover From a Mental Illness, Sometimes You Have to do What You Least Feel Like Doing

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Danny Baker knows recovering from a mental illness is hard work, but it is possible. He’s living proof that it can be done.

13 Myths Surrounding Mental Illness

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From the belief that mental illness doesn’t exist to being able to just “get over it,” Danny Baker lists 13 myths surrounding mental illness that can hinder recovery.

Seven Reasons Why We Need to Eliminate the Mental Health Stigma

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Danny Baker points out how the stigma surrounding those who suffer from mental illness can cause significant damage to the recovery process.

Problems? Me? Nope, just fine, thanks.

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JJ Vincent knows men have mental health issues. So why aren’t they talking about them?

22 Veterans Will Kill Themselves Today

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War veteran believes “There’s probably a tidal wave of suicides coming.”

Living With Agoraphobia

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Nathan Daniels has a reason to avoid places where he might feel trapped. But he also has a reason to want to change.

And Boys Too: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Boys in the US

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Highlights from ECPAT-USA’s paper about the forgotten many: sexually exploited boys

Sexual Violence Against Boys & Men in Conflict Settings: The Men of Peace, Hope and Courage.

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Alastair Hilton on his work with male survivors of sexual abuse and violence.

Should You Tell Your Girlfriend, Wife, Partner, Family and Friends that You’re Suffering with Mental Illness?

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Andy Behrman knows firsthand that for men, there are few things more taboo than admitting to mental illness.

Is Addiction a Choice?

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Cameron Brown wants us to look at how addicts — and their family and friends — look at the word ‘choice’.